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Potential Therapies To Consider For Difficult-To-Treat Depression

For individuals suffering from depression, relief can be elusive. While there are many types of medications to try to control or relieve depression symptoms, sometimes traditional medication is not an effective tool. People who are dealing with a major depressive disorder need alternatives when it comes to treatment, as a lack of relief can lead a person to suicidal thoughts and actions. Some people with hard-to-treat depression have found relief using ECT, acupuncture, or ketamine therapy to reduce symptoms.   Read More...

What Is Pink Eye? How To Treat And Prevent It

Pink eye is an inflammation of the conjunctiva. The conjunctiva is the thin lining covering the eye, as well as the inside of the eyelid. This can become inflamed due to a number of reasons, including due to bacteria, a virus, or an allergy. Pink eye may or may not be contagious depending on what caused it (such as allergies). Read on for further information about pink eye and how to treat it.   Read More...

Managing Your Asthma: What You Should Know

If you have recently been diagnosed with asthma, you may not know exactly what to do about the situation. Asthma is a frustrating but mostly manageable condition. You just need to learn how to deal with asthma triggers as well as take the best possible care of your lung health going forward. Get to know some of these steps to take. Then, you can start properly managing your asthma right away.   Read More...

Not Sure What To Do? How To Care For Your New Prosthetic Eye

If you've recently been fitted for a prosthetic eye, it will take some getting used to, especially when it comes to keeping your eye clean. Maintaining your prosthetic eye may be difficult the first few times, but with practice, it will become second nature to you. The important thing to remember is that your eye will need to be cleaned on a regular basis, or you can develop infections and irritations.   Read More...

When To See Your Family Doctor When You're Sick

When you have a cold or the flu, you can feel so miserable that you think you have a more serious condition. While it isn't always necessary to go to the doctor when you're sick with a cold or the flu, there are times when it's a good idea to be checked out. Here are some signs that you should think about seeing your family doctor when you're sick. When You Keep Feeling Worse Rather Than Better   Read More...